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M1 exit slip road near Crick closed after lorry hits barrier

A lorry involved in an accident has led to the closure of an exit ramp on the M1 Northbound.

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REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

Olivia has replaced Amelia as the most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2016, official statistics show.

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Burglars steal TV from kitchen of Daventry home

Burglars broke into a Daventry home in the early hours of the morning and escaped with a 43in HD curved TV.

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People pulling suitcases alongside stationary traffic

UPDATED WITH PICTURES OF THE SCENE: Witness describes 'suspicious object' causing M1 delays near Northampton

A motorist has given some details about the object police are dealing with under a bridge between junctions 15 and 14 of the M1.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Man involved in single vehicle collision in Daventry District was taken to hospital with serious injuries

A 30-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after his car left the road and collided with hedgerow and fencing.

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The proposed conservation area of Weedon Bec.

Residents' views wanted on plans to protect historic interest of Daventry district villages

People across Daventry district are invited to give their views on plans which aim to protect the historic interest, including a number of properties, of Weedon and Flore villages.

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Daventry District Council has put 30,000 into the new fund

New fund hopes to create ‘rural business hubs’ across Daventry district

Daventry District Council has put £30,000 into a new fund aimed at creating 'rural business hubs' across the district.
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Woman seriously injured in M1 collision in Northamptonshire

A motorist sustained serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital Coventry after a collision between a lorry and a car yesterday.
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Daventry Sports Awards 2016

Paralympic skier to guest at District Sports Awards

A former Paralympic skier has been confirmed as the guest of honour at this year’s Daventry District Sports Awards, as the deadline for nominations draws near.

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Photography competition winners Kirsty Reeve (family fun picture top right), Phil Pratt (landscape picture top left), Neil Hawkins (wildlife picture lower right) and Gary Osborne (wildlife picture lower left).

New display brightens up Daventry Country Park Visitor Centre

Photographs of Daventry Country Park taken by district residents are to go on display in the park’s Visitor Centre.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 30-year-old Rugby man's car left the road in Barby Lane.

Driver left with serious injuries after crash on country lane near Daventry

Collision investigators are calling for witnesses to come forward after a black Mercedes left the road near Daventry and crashed into a hedgerow.

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Ex Jesus Army member Philippa Muller believes there must be a public inquiry into allegations of historical abuse at the religious sect.

SPECIAL REPORT: Alleged victim of historic abuse reveals traumatic childhood growing up in Jesus Army

A former Jesus Army member who claims to have been molested as a child in the 1980s believes a full public inquiry must be held to give voice to damaged ex-members.

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The Mop Fair was back in town at the weekend

PICTURES: Daventry Mop Fair

The Mop Fair returned to Daventry at the weekend equipped with new ride Matterhorn, alongside old favourites like The Mega Spin, Evolution, the Twist, City Limits, waltzers and the dodgems.

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IN COURT: Full list of people sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

The following people were sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court:

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Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

How often does someone suggest a new hint, tip or hack that will supposedly make your life a whole lot easier? And which ones can you trust?

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The blaze produced a large, dark plume of smoke. Picture: Andrea Contini

Van full of tyres ignites near Daventry town centre

A transit van filled with tyres caught fire near Daventry town centre yesterday.
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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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